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Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
. are you comfortable with where you hear we are right now? are you trusting of paul ryan to represent republican interests? is there anything you're hearing that would be a deal-breaker for you? >> well, i have a lot of confidence in paul ryan. i think he knows where we need to be and the question is are there the votes to sell this. we need to do a down payment that proves we can do a long-term super deal. what we need to do this week, what we need to do in december is make some long-term entitlement cuts that will free up a little money so we don't have to take the severe defense sequestration cuts and research cuts that are going to be part of the appropriation process for the next fiscal year. that's what we need to do. what i'm hearing is we are going to replace about $65 billion worth of appropriation cuts and we're going to do it sort of with a collection of cats and dogs, fees on airline passengers, spectrum sales and things like that that don't amount to long-term savings in the next decade. so it's a little disappointing to me. >> entitlements aren't even on the table, are t
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the sequester, but aides for senator patty murray and congressman paul ryan, the budget chairs working on the deal are at least determined to keep the government open and they think they can get the plan together for a vote later this week. one of the final sticking points in the deal could be unemployment. friday the unemployment rate dropped to 7%. that's the lowest since november of 2008. federal benefits expire at the end of the year and it's not clear if an extension would be included in any budget deal. >> i don't think we've reached that point where we've said this is it, take it or leave it. what i hear from patty murray, i spoke to her the other night, negotiations are making progress, moving in the right direction. >> i want to bring in our company, carrie budoff brown, ron fornier. good morning. >> good morning. >> carrie, is getting a deal done, if it does happen this week, a major milestone or is this the smallest possible thing they could do just to keep the government up and running? >> well, it's more significant than the deal that they got two months ago to kee
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
about the budget, if we can. december 13th deadline. you know that paul ryan and patty murray have been working on a framework. they're talking about something like a trillion dollars, which is more than paul ryan wanted, less than patty murray wanted, but also talking about new fees to raise revenue instead of tax hikes. from what you're hearing this general framework, could you support it? >> well, it depends. the trillion dollars you're talking about is higher than what the existing law is and i would point out that speaking of existing law, we have one that specifies the level of discretionary spending. specifies that at $967 billion. so from my point of view if we're going to spend more than that, then we ought to find offsetting savings some where else, which i'm very much open to. i know our friends on the other side of the aisle want there to be revenue. we're not going to support tax increases. are there some categories of revenue that are of a different nature? >> such as? >> for instance, federal employees have very generous retirement plans. if we asked them to contribute a
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> new surveillance video this morning of the crash that killed actor paul walker and his friend. police say drag racing was not a factor and the driver was going about 45 approaching a 15-mile-per-hour curve. walker's father was understandably overcome with emotion. >> they say the eyes are the windows to the soul. when you look at paul -- just look at his eyes and that's who he was. he couldn't hide what he was when you look into his eyes. >> the memorial at the crash site has grown with a steady stream of friends leaving candles, signs an other mementos. vin diesel also came to pay his respects. >> thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated him. thank you. >> walker's latest film, a hurricane katrina survival drama bill still be released as planned december 13th. >>> any minute we could get a crucial ruling on detroit's bankruptcy. live pictures now of protesters outside the court house. a judge is expected to decide whether the cash-strapped city is eligible to get rid of $18 billion in debt, but creditors argue the city didn't
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
the crash scene in our next half hour. >>> a memorial is growing for "fast & furious" star paul walker, including flowers from co-star tyrese gibson who openly went yesterday. walker was a passenger in a car that flew off the road, crashed into a tree and burst into flames. investigators believe speed may have been a factor and witnesses say the fire prevented any rescue attempts. walker was in the middle of the shooting the seventh installment of the "fast & fewer" franchise. universal pictures called the loss kef stating but didn't mention plans for the new movie. >>> hawaii now tops the list of destination wedding locations for same-sex couples. the state made marriage legal at midnight for same-sex couples. this is one of the hassle of states where couples can get their licenses online and so it's easier to register and get married on the same day. a university of hawaii researcher estimates hawaii could get a $217 million tourism boost over the next three years because of this new law. >>> china trying to become the third country to land on the moon. they launched a robotic
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